[PATCH 00/80] Kernel based checkpoint/restart [v18]

Daniel Lezcano daniel.lezcano at free.fr
Tue Sep 29 06:29:28 PDT 2009


Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Andrew Morton (akpm at linux-foundation.org):
>   
>> On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 19:50:40 -0400
>> Oren Laadan <orenl at librato.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> Q: What about namespaces ?
>>> A: Currrently, UTS and IPC namespaces are restored. They demonstrate
>>>    how namespaces are handled. More to come.
>>>       
>> Will this new code muck up the kernel?
>>     

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> For network namespaces i think it's clearer that a wrapper
> program should set up the network for the restarted init task,
> while the usrspace code should recreate any private network
> namespaces and veth's which were created by the application.
> But it still needs discussion.
>   
Ok for the restart, but for the checkpoint, how do you access the 
network setup from a process which belongs to another namespace context ?



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